Occasional Papers

Anwesha Sengupta
The Railway Refugees: Sealdah, 1950s-1960s, March 2017, OP57

Indrani Chakraborty
Uncovering Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Competition, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance using Quantile Regression on Indian Data, March 2017, OP56

Subrata Mukherjee and Rolf Heinmüller
Rural Medical Practitioners: Who are they? What do they do? Should they be Trained for Improvement? Evidence from Rural West Bengal, February 2017, OP55

Gorky Chakraborty
From ‘Look East’ to ‘Act East’ Policy: Continuing with an Obfuscated Vision for Northeast India, March 2016, OP54

Indrani Chakraborty
Effects of Ownership Structure on Capital Structure of Indian Listed Firms: Role of Business Groups vis-à-vis Stand-Alone Firms, March 2016, OP53

Subhanil Chowdhury and Soumyajit Chakraborty
Employment Growth in West Bengal: An Assessment, March 2016, OP52

Saswata Ghosh and Md. Zakaria Siddiqui
Role of Community and Context in Contraceptive Behaviour in Rural West Bengal: A Multilevel Multinomial Approach, February 2016, OP51

Dipankor Coondoo and Sangeeta Das
Purchasing Managers’ Indices and Quarterly GDP Change Forecast : An Exploratory Note Based on Indian Data, January 2016, OP50

Saswata Ghosh and Sharifa Begum
Influence of Son Preference on Contraceptive Method Mix: Some Evidences from ‘Two Bengals’, April 2015, OP49

Gorky Chakraborty and Asok Kumar Ray
Understanding Northeast India through a ‘Spatial’ Lens, April 2015, OP48

Subhanil Chowdhury
Is Imperialism a Relevant Concept in Today’s World? March 2015, OP47

Supurna Banerjee
Intersectionality and Spaces of Belonging : Understanding the Tea Plantation Workers in Dooars, March 2015, OP46

Indrani Chakraborty and Ansgar Richter
Promoter Ownership and Performance in Publicly Listed Firms in India: Does Group Affiliation Matter? February 2015, OP45

Saswata Ghosh
Exploring Post-Sterilization Regret in an Underdeveloped Region of Rural West Bengal, April 2014, OP44

Dipankar Coondoo
Economic Development and Welfare: Some Measurement Issues, January 2014, OP43

Achin Chakraborty and Subrata Mukherjee
Living Arrangement and Capability Deprivation of the Disabled in India, November 2013, OP42

Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee
Public-Private Partnerships in Kolkata: Concepts of Governance in the Changing Political Economy of a Region, May 2013, OP41

Utsa Roy
Constructing a “pure” body: The discourse of nutrition in colonial Bengal, November 2012, OP40

Gorky Chakraborty
Roots and Ramifications of a Colonial ‘Construct': The Wastelands in Assam, September 2012, OP39

Ranabir Chakravarti and Tutul Chakravarti
Painted Spectacles: Evidence of the Mughal Paintings for the Correction of Vision, August 2012, OP38

Sujata Mukherjee
Medical Education and Emergence of Women Medics in Colonial Bengal, August 2012, OP37

Joysankar Bhattacharya and Sarmila Banerjee
Women Empowerment as Multidimensional Capability Enhancement: An Application of Structural-Equation Modeling, July 2012, OP36

Bidhan Kanti Das
Losing Biodiversity, Impoverishing Forest Villagers: Analysing Forest Policies in the Context of Flood Disaster in a National Park of Sub Himalayan Bengal, India,July 2012, OP35

Nandini Ghosh
Disabled definitions, Impaired Policies: Reflections on Limits of Dominant Concepts of Disability, May 2012, OP34

Gorky Chakraborty
North East Vision 2020: A Reality Check, OP33

Krishna Soman
Women, Medicine and Politics of Gender: Institution of Traditional Midwives in Twentieth Century Bengal, November 2011, OP32

Prasanta Ray
Pratyaha: Everyday Lifeworld, October 2011, OP31

Ranabir Chakravarti and Krishnendu Ray
Healing and Healers Inscribed: Epigraphic Bearing on Healing-Houses in Early India, July 2011, OP30

Indrani Chakraborty
Does Capital Structure Depend on Group Affiliation? An Analysis of Indian Corporate Firms, July 2011, OP29

Jenia Mukherjee
No Voice, No Choice: Riverine Changes and Human Vulnerability in The ‘Chars’ Of Malda and Murshidabad, July 2011, OP28

Subhanil Chowdhury
Employment and Growth under Capitalism: Some Critical Issues with Special Reference to India, July 2011, OP27

Arup Maharatna and Anindita Sinha
Long-Term Demographic Trends in North-East India and their Wider Significance, 1901-2001, 2011, OP26

Subhasri Ghosh
Nineteenth Century Colonial Ideology and Socio-Legal Reforms: Continuity or Break?, June 2011, OP25

Debarati Bandyopadhyay
Arundhati Roy: Environment and Literary Activism, April 2011, OP24

Gorky Chakraborty
Encountering Globalization in the Hill Areas of North East India, December 2010, OP23

Sukla Chatterjee
Contested Virtue: Imperial Women’s Crisis with Colonized Womanhood, November 2010, OP22

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
The Dialectical Core in Rosa Luxemburg’s Vision of Democracy, January 2010, OP21

Achin Chakraborty and Subrata Mukherjee
MDG-Based Poverty Reduction Strategy for West Bengal, October 2009, OP20

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
Rosa Luxemburg’s Critique of Creativity and Culture, May 2009, OP19

Indrani Chakraborty and Achin Chakraborty
Female work participation and gender differential in earning in West Bengal, April 2009, OP18

Dipankar Sinha
The Field Strikes Back: Decoding Narratives of Development, March 2009, OP17

Subrata Mukherjee and Saswata Ghosh
What Determines the Success and Failure of ‘100 Days Work’ at the Panchayat Level? A Study of Birbhum District in West Bengal, February 2009, OP16

Uttam Kumar Bhattacharya
Education for Child Labour in West Bengal, October 2008, OP15

Zakir Husain, Saswata Ghosh, and Bijoya Roy
Socio Economic Profile of Patients in Kolkata: A Case Study of RG Kar and AMRI, July 2008, OP14

Preben Kaarsholm
Migration, Islam and Identity Strategies in Kwazulu-Natal: Notes on the Making of Indians and Africans, April 2008, OP13

Indrani Chakraborty
Financial Development and Economic Growth in India: An Analysis of the Post-Reform Period, January 2008, OP12

Sudeep Basu
Rethinking Knowledge as Ideology: Reflections on the Debate from Max Scheler to Theodor Adorno, September 2007, OP11

Amiya Kumar Bagchi
China India Russia: Moving Out of Backwardness, or, ‘Cunning Passages of History’, May 2007, OP10

Indrani Chakraborty
Does Financial Development Cause Economic Growth? The Case of India, January 2007, OP9

Jawhar Sircar
The Construction of the Hindu Identity in Medieval Western Bengal? The Role of Popular Cults, July 2005, OP8

Indrani Chakraborty
Capital Inflows into India in the Post-Liberalization Period: An Empirical Investigation, July 2005, OP7

Pinaki Chakraborti
The Development Centrifuge: A Retrospect in Search of a Theory and a Centre, February 2005, OP6

Achin Chakraborty
Kerala’s Changing Development Narratives, October 2004, OP5

Barnita Bagchi
Gender, History and the Recovery of Knowledge with Information and Communication Technologies: Reconfiguring the Future of Our Past, July 2004, OP4

Prasanta Ray
Samkhya and Vyanjana: Understanding Underdevelopment, July 2004, OP3

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
Epar Ganga Opar Ganga — A Creative Statement on Displacement and Violence, July 2004, OP2

Amiya Kumar Bagchi
Keynes, Kaldor and Development Economics, July 2004, OP1

Special Lectures

Martha C. Nussbaum
Education for Profit, Education for Freedom, March 2008, SP1

Himani Bannerji
Always Towards : Development and Nationalism in Rabindranath Tagore, May 2008, SP2

Diane P. Wood
The Winding Road Toward Equality for Women in the United States, June 2008, SP3

Martha C. Nussbaum
Compassion : Human and Animal, July 2008, SP4

Aijaz Ahmad
Three ‘Returns’ to Marx : Derrida, Badiou, Zizek,(Fourth Michael Sprinker Lecture), March 2012, SP5

Ashwani Saith
Inequality: Reflections on a Silent Pandemic, December 2009 SP6

Amit Bhaduri
A Study in Development by Dispossession, March 2015 SP7